Thursday, April 19, 2012

Rivera Signed By Red Sox, Johnson Signed by Ducks

The Long Island Ducks announced on Thursday that catcher Mike Rivera has been signed by the Boston Red Sox, and that they have signed Jason Johnson to their roster.

Josh Johnson was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the  25th round (737th overall) of the 2001 MLB Amateur Draft. Johnson has played in the Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Rays, and Houston Astros organizations, including 75 games at the Triple-A level. Johnson will be entering his fourth season in the Atlantic League. He previously played for the York in 2009, Lancaster in 2010, and the Road Warriors last season. He has a career .215 batting average with 17 home runs and 83 RBI.



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